1) Nikolai Khabibulin: Replaces Ray Emery
2) 8 defensemen: Added Michael Kostka.
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3) Joakim Nordstrom (#42) 21 year old out of Sweden is this years camp surprise. He beat out Jeremy Morin and Brandon Pirri for the final spot on the roster.
4) Ben Smith: (#28) Has finally made the roster. Good Job Ben.
5) Jimmy Hayes: (#22) Has earned a roster spot. Nice Job Jimmy.
AHL Prospect News:
Kyle Beach has proven he's one of the biggest first round BUSTS. He's been shipped to HV71 of the Swedish League.
Ice Hogs prospects to keep an eye on:
Brandon Pirri: Lead the entire league in points last year.
Jeremy Morin: Lead the team in goals last year.
Phillip Danault: First full year as a pro.
Mark McNeill: First full year as a pro.
Drew LeBlanc: First full year as a pro.
Maxim Shalunov: Over from Russia. Had a good camp with the Hawks.
Garret Ross: Played very well in Juniors. Was a teammate of B.Saad.
Adam Clendening: Will strive to be a 1st team All-Star.
Viktor Svedberg: The 6'8" Swede the Hawks are keeping a strong eye on.
Dylan Olsen: Make or break year for this kid. Is he going to step up? Had a good camp with Hawks.
Antti Raanta: Swedish Player of the year. Goaltender with a very strong upside.
Ice Hogs have a strong team with some players that have proven NHL experience. (Brad Winchester, Theo Peckham)